Nimapara, Oct 7: In a tragic incident, two minor girls met a watery grave while taking bathing in a pond at Gandapada village under Delanga block of the district today.
They were identified as eight-year-old Liza Behera and 10-year-old Dipti Behera.
Sources said the duo was bathing in the village pond when they accidentally slipped into deep water. On being informed, villagers rushed to the spot and rescued the girls in a critical condition. The minors were rushed to Delanga hospital where the doctor declared them dead.
Their unfortunate deaths has cast a pall of gloom in their village and the neighbourhood